Xiamen Airlines has joined SkyTeam
Today, 21 November 2012, SkyTeam airline alliance welcomes the accession of the 19th full member - the Chinese operator Xiamen Airlines. At the same time, Xiamen is the 4 airline from Greater China that joins the SkyTeam network and ranks first in the region.
At the operational level, Xiamen Airlines is in the position of 6 in China and is one of the few airlines that has recorded positive financial results for 26 for consecutive years. Every year it carries over 15 millions of passengers to 50 from cities, including Macau, Hong Kong and Taipei.
The company was founded in 1984 and is based in the coastal city of Xiamen, in the Fujian region, an area that prides itself on a thriving economy, industry and even growing tourism. Xiamen Airlines is rapidly expanding its operational network to Southeast and Northeast Asia, and by 2014 plans to launch flights to Europe, North America and Australia.
Xiamen Airlines operates a fleet of 85 Boeing 737 and 757 aircraft to 53 destinations. It has 3 main hubs at airports: Xiamen Gaoqi International Airport, Fuzhou Changle International Airport, Hangzhou Xiaoshan International Airport.
Cei NOT SkyTeam members are: Aeroméxico, Aeroflot, Air France, Alitalia, Delta Air Lines, Kenya Airways, KLM, Korean Air, Vietnam Airlines, TAROM, Middle East Airlines, Saudia, China Airlines, China Eastern Airlines, China Southern Airlines, Air Europa, Aerolíneas Argentinas , Xiamen Airlines, Czech Airlines.